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Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers

Rating:R
Genre:Horror
Release Date:January 1, 1988
Running time:88 minutes
Cast:Donald Pleasence, Ellie Cornell, Danielle Harris, George P. Wilbur, Michael Pataki
Director:Dwight H. Little
Writer:Danny Lipsius, Larry Rattner

Description: And still they come? This fourth entry in the Halloween franchise focuses on Jamie Lloyd (Danielle Harris), the niece of ubiquitous masked-killer Michael Myers (George P. Wilbur). Jamie tries to lead a normal life, but she can't escape the vengeance of her funny uncle, who once more escapes from the looney bin. The only echo of the original Halloween -- and a faint one at that -- is the casting of Donald Pleasence as Dr. Loomis, who manages to get through his We must stop him! scenes as if mouthing the words for the first time. Though as predictable as they come, Halloween 4 etc. is at least well acted, directed and photographed. For the record, the German version of the film had to be shorn of practically all its gore before the censors would permit a general release.~ Hal Erickson, All Movie Guide

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